Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. when you did What headline? the think you read

2. your the word mind are you hear What when in images 'air'?

3. quality live? the you is air where What like

4. does air cause? problems pollution What

5. air pollution? causes What

6. air you contributes What pollution? to do that do

7. intelligent? became if How would people change society less

8. arithmetic at you are languages? good How and

9. about are worried pollution? How air you

10. are you? intelligent How

11. this you reading Did like article?

12. the you hear think 'pollution'? you do when word What of

13. do think you read? what you about What

14. to pollution? move house avoid air Would you

15. Do cities? for rethink to need we need the

16. air pollution Will better get worse? or

17. about doing your pollution? is air What government

18. sue polluters? to people be Should able

19. take 'concrete can pollution? measures' air to What cut governments

20. ask you the like researchers? questions to What would

Back to the air pollution lesson.

Air Pollution - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'air'?
  3. What is the air quality like where you live?
  4. What problems does air pollution cause?
  5. What causes air pollution?
  6. What do you do that contributes to air pollution?
  7. How would society change if people became less intelligent?
  8. How good are you at arithmetic and languages?
  9. How worried are you about air pollution?
  10. How intelligent are you?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'pollution'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Would you move house to avoid air pollution?
  5. Do we need to rethink the need for cities?
  6. Will air pollution get better or worse?
  7. What is your government doing about air pollution?
  8. Should people be able to sue polluters?
  9. What 'concrete measures' can governments take to cut air pollution?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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